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October 2019

Downtown Trick-or-Treating

October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get an early start on trick-or-treating. Participating downtown Geneva merchants will be handing out treats from 2-5pm on Thursday, October 24. Look for Trick-or-Treat signs in the windows to know who's participating. Be sure to stop by our front porch! 

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December 2019

Christmas Walk

December 6 - December 7

Geneva's annual Christmas Walk will transform downtown Geneva into a winter wonderland. On Friday, December 6, Santa Lucia and Santa will be on the courthouse front lawn to kick-off the festival at 6pm.  Visit genevachamber.com for full festival details.  Stroll downtown Geneva and be sure to stop in The Little Traveler. Open Late: Friday, Dec. 6 until 10pm Saturday, Dec. 7 until 7pm Complimentary cookies, cocoa, and hot cider in our Atrium Cafe on Friday, 12/6 from 6pm-10pm. Drawings &…

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Gourmet Tasting: The Zen of Slow Cooking

December 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

See how delicious easy meals can be at this special tasting in our Gourmet Rooms during Christmas Walk. These award-winning spice blends are specially crafted for crock pot and Instant Pot cooking. The Zen of Slow Cooking adds serenity to the kitchen and provides employment for adults with disabilities. With a special needs son, co-creator Meg Barnhart of Lake Forest wanted to incorporate a way to help individuals with disabilities. She’s partnered with Planet Access Company, a Des Plaines, IL organization…

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Book Signing: JB Michaels

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

USA Today bestselling author JB Michaels will sign his award-winning Christmas series, The Tannenbaum Tailors. He's also authored the award-winning Bud Hutchins Thrillers. At this year's Christmas Walk, he's got a special treat for us—he's debuting a brand new cozy mystery titled...The Christmas Walk Caper! Stay tuned for more details about this exciting debut. JB has spent a lifetime learning and examining the elements that make a story incredible. This steadfast dedication has led him to writing stories of his…

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Book Signing: Oliver the Ornament

December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet Todd Zimmerman, author of Oliver the Ornament books, a contemporary Christmas series that's already a classic. At this book signing event during the evening of Geneva's annual Christmas Walk, he'll present a brand new book in the series.  Oliver the Ornament is a story about one family’s collection of Christmas ornaments. The story centers on Oliver who’s been with this family since Mom and Dad’s first date. Years later, even though Oliver is injured and bullied he still has…

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Wine and Holiday Glogg Tastings

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Savor the flavors of the season at this special holiday wine tasting event in our Wine Rooms during Christmas Walk. Those over 21 will be able to sample a variety of wines as well as a spiced Glogg, including a non-alcoholic version. 

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Tea Forte Pop-Up Tasting

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Our Tea Forte Rep will hand out samples of a popular Christmastime Tea during Christmas Walk weekend She'll also give gifts with Tea Forte purchases while supplies last.  It's not just tea; it's an experience. Tea Forte's distinctive pyramid-shaped infusers reveal full flavors of the tea leaves within. The company works directly with growers to ensure the highest quality ingredients.  

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Gourmet Tasting: Stonewall Kitchen

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come into our Gourmet Rooms and see what innovative flavors our Stonewall Kitchen rep is sampling at this special tasting during Christmas Walk. All Stonewall Kitchen products start with the highest quality ingredients and are crafted in small batches to make sure you get the very best in every jar.  The Stonewall Kitchen story started in 1991 when founders started selling their handmade jams at local farmers’ markets. They quickly sold out and soon began applying their standards of excellence…

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Book Signing: JB Michaels

December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

USA Today bestselling author JB Michaels will sign his award-winning Christmas series, The Tannenbaum Tailors. He's also authored the award-winning Bud Hutchins Thrillers. At this year's Christmas Walk, he's got a special treat for us—he's debuting a brand new cozy mystery titled...The Christmas Walk Caper! Stay tuned for more details about this exciting debut. JB has spent a lifetime learning and examining the elements that make a story incredible. This steadfast dedication has led him to writing stories of his…

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Little Traveler

Congrats on 25 Years!

We're celebrating another anniversary at The Little Traveler. Celia has been with the store for twenty-five years! We're so lucky to have her. From the beginning, it was apparent that she was a treasure. On the September day in 1994 when she interviewed...

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